Thu, 23 May 2019

Real estate woes impacting banks in Qatar, sasy Fitch

DOHA, Qatar - The oversupply of real estate in Gulf countries which has seen a collapse in property prices, commensutate ...

Amid border wrangles, Eritreans wrestle with staying or going

An unexpected rapprochement last year between Ethiopia and Eritrea, and the subsequent opening of the border, seemed to offer hope ...

UK keeps limits on cash aid in Syria over counter-terror fears

Despite criticism, the UK has only partially reversed a cash aid freeze in northeastern Syria and is still suspending monthly ...

Maradona returns to Argentina for shoulder treatment

Buenos Aires - Argentine football great Diego Maradona is to have treatment in Buenos Aires on an injured shoulder that ...

Qatar World Cup to be played with 32 teams: FIFA

Lausanne - The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be played with 32 teams after a proposed expansion of the ...

Pakistan Arrests Three In Murder Of 10-Year-Old Girl

Pakistani authorities say they have arrested three suspects in relation to the kidnapping and murder of a 10-year-old girl.Khalid Awan, ...

Brexit Crisis: Minister Quits, Piling Pressure on Britain's May

LONDON - Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Wednesday, piling pressure on the ...

The American GI in WWII, uncensored

I can still recall the exhilaration I felt in the reading room of the National Archives in College Park, Maryland.It ...

Where to now for unions and 'change the rules'?

Very few people saw the Coalition's win coming. If it was, as opposition leader Bill Shorten contended, "a referendum on ...

Eastern China pinpointed as source of rogue ozone-depleting emissions

A mysterious rebound in the emissions of ozone-depleting chemicals - despite a global ban stretching back almost a decade - ...

Iran Hires Marc Wilmots as New Manager of Team Melli

The Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran has reached a final agreement with Belgian manager Marc Wilmots, and ...

Airlines mum ahead of closed-door talks on Boeing's grounded Max

Executives from some of the world's largest airlines will gather for a private meeting Thursday in Canada to discuss Boeing's ...

Veteran France hooker to retire after trophy-laden career

Paris - Experienced France hooker Benjamin Kayser, who won both the Top 14 and the English Premiership, said on Wednesday ...

World Cup exile Hales will still cheer on England

London - Alex Hales insists he will still support England at the upcoming World Cup despite his shock exile from ...

Blitzbok young gun keen to continue upward curve

Cape Town - Four tournaments into the 2018/19 World Rugby Sevens Series and the Blitzboks looked down and out, failing ...

Mozambique welcomes ex-minister's extradition

Mozambique on Wednesday welcomed South Africa's decision to extradite former finance minister Manuel Chang to Maputo, rather than the United ...

Kuga fire: No failure 'within Ford's control', says expert

There is no evidence any product failure within Ford's control, caused the fire that burnt the Kuga Reshall Jimmy's body ...

Smith makes fifty, Khawaja injured in World Cup warm-up

London - Australia's Steve Smith was back in the groove on Wednesday with 76 on his return to cricket in ...

Russian, Armenian Casualties Reported In Italy Bus Crash

One Russian has died and 19 other people have been hospitalized after a tour bus they were traveling on crashed ...

Brazil Sues Top Tobacco Firms to Recover Public Health Costs

BRASILIA - Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris ...

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Libyan hostilities could see country become permanently divided

NEW YORK, New York - Libya is on the brink of a civil war which could result in the country ...

150,000 flee as Syria buffer zone collapses

Renewed violence in rebel-held northwestern Syria has killed dozens of civilians and forced 150,000 people into flight in one week ...

UK keeps limits on cash aid in Syria over counter-terror fears

Despite criticism, the UK has only partially reversed a cash aid freeze in northeastern Syria and is still suspending monthly ...

Ewan withdraws from Giro hours after winning stage

Novi Ligure - Caleb Ewan has dropped out of the Giro d'Italia shortly after winning the last sprint before the ...

Qatar World Cup to be played with 32 teams: FIFA

Lausanne - The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be played with 32 teams after a proposed expansion of the ...

Four remaining SA tourists back home after Egypt bus blast

Four South Africans who remained in Egypt following a roadside bomb on Sunday, in which three of them were injured, ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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